Some polished, some brushed, some with accents of colour others in a functional mono-tone and some made with precious metals compared to the stark, cold stainless steel of its siblings. All begs one big question, are these watches tools, or jewels?
Breitling themselves describe the Avenger Hurricane 50 as "beyond superlatives". Bold claims, just how impressive is the is it?
Upon asking the average person to name the first brand that comes to mind when they think of watches a common answer can be expected, Rolex. Founded in 1905, Rolex wristwatches were conceptualised by Hans Wilsdorf, at a time when wrist worn time pieces were more for elegance than precision. Wilsdorf's vision led to the … Continue reading Are Omega Coming For Rolex’s Crown?
History of the 'El Primero' Since 1865, a small Swiss town nestled with the valleys of Neuchatel has been producing on of the most famous movements ever made within the watch industry. At number 34, Rue des Billodes, Le Locle the manufacturer has been working tirelessly to perfect the art of time keeping to such … Continue reading Zenith El Primero Chronomaster Open Grande Date 03.2160.4047/01.c713-Hands on review
Upon the invention of the wristwatch in the mid 19th century the idea of the watch that we know and love today was very different to say the least. Considered a women’s accessory, known as a ‘wristlet’ and worn almost exclusively by women for nearly 50 years. At the time, it was the tradition of … Continue reading Pilot’s watches, what’s past and what’s next.
Rolex Submariner Date-116610LV: Introduction As far as icons of the watch industry go, the Rolex Submariner is in a class of its own. For many years now the famous model has been arguably the most sought after watch ever made. Demand has not slowed down. Take a look at the Submariners that are cast from … Continue reading Rolex Submariner Date (116610LV) and Tudor Heritage Black Bay (79230G): Hands on review & comparison
Time. A man made phenomenon. A method of quantifying Earth's rotation as it turns on its axis. A tool used to condense the orbital trip of our planet around our star, The Sun, into 365 days, 366 days every fourth year. From as early as 1500 BC (with the Ancient Egyptians) all the way through … Continue reading Luxury watches: Just an expensive way to tell the time?
Since our beginning way back in 2007, The Watch Source has always specialised in the sale of brand new, luxury Swiss watches. We continue to do so as demand for iconic brands such as Rolex, Omega and Tag Heuer is always going to be high. Now more than ever as they continue to provide many … Continue reading Pre-owned:Is it worth it?
Tag Heuer make some great mechanical watches, Quartz watches, some very precise Chronographs and more recently to the market some very luxurious Smart watches known as Tag Connected. They have some great iconic watches which are linked to 007, Motor Racing legends and more. Omega… Omega make fine watches also. They haven’t spread their wings … Continue reading Tag Heuer VS Omega – Which Brand is better?
One would usually be inclined to assume that the 'luxury watch' is something that is solely derived from one of Europe's most renowned producers of chic goods. I am of course talking about Switzerland. Whether it be for the watches, the chocolate, the cheese or scenery, Switzerland has certainly made a name for itself not … Continue reading German Watchmaking – Elegantly Ëfficient.